Sven Gerrets

Film Critic, The Netherlands

Sven Gerrets was born in Pretoria, South-Africa, and raised in the Netherlands. After graduating he started teaching film and media at the University of Amsterdam. After a couple of years he switched to working as a producer and director in television as well as a freelance writer for magazines and newspapers. He has given workshops on film in Iraq, produced photography projects in Argentina and made several small documentaries. Currently he is one of the writers about film for VPRO, a Dutch broadcast and magazine.